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Microsoft Denies Windows PC Secure Boot Compromise

Anonymous security researchers are claiming that Microsoft has compromised the Windows "secure boot" protection scheme.

Microsoft Offers Tips To Eliminate Code-Based Sandbox Use in SharePoint

Microsoft this week offered some guidance for organizations dealing with the coming demise of code-based sandbox support in SharePoint sites.

Microsoft Bringing 'Delivery Optimization' with Windows 10 Version 1607

Organizations planning to get the Windows 10 "anniversary update" may also experience a somewhat different client update scheme.

RC4 Support in Microsoft Edge and IE Going Away with August Patch

Microsoft announced today that it really is ending RC4 support in its Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers.

System Center Configuration Manager Will Require KB3159706 for Windows 10

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) users could face a somewhat bumpy ride with the arrival of Windows 10 version 1607.

Browsium Releases 4.0 Browser Management Products and New Client

Browsium updated its three Web browser management solutions on Monday and released a new client application that unifies them.

Edge Browser Gets Improvements in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft is touting its Edge browser improvements with the release this week of the Windows 10 "anniversary update" version 1607 (build 14393.10).

Microsoft Shortens Rollback Period with Windows 10 Update Version 1607

Microsoft has changed the time period associated with operating system rollbacks with Windows 10 version 1607, decreasing it to 10 days.

Microsoft Publishes Enterprise Privacy Policy

Organizations now have new privacy policies to observe when using Microsoft's enterprise products, including Microsoft's servers and online services.

Microsoft Opens HoloLens Development Program to Public

Microsoft's augmented reality hardware HoloLens is moving out of the invite-only stage and giving more of the public an opportunity to develop and test the platform.

GoTo and LogMeIn Merger Eyeing Identity and Telephony Markets

The business collaboration and online meetings markets will get a consolidation of sorts with the merger of Citrix's GoTo products with LogMeIn products, forming a new business entity.

Microsoft Clarifies Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Servicing and Features

IT pros have lots of new materials to plough through when contemplating Microsoft's newest major Windows 10 update release.

Microsoft Updating Windows To Kill Off Its Journal Application

Microsoft wants its Windows Journal note-taking app gone because it's considered to be a security risk.

Microsoft Pulls Plug on SharePoint Online Managed Code Sandbox

Microsoft announced last Friday that it is pulling support for a capability that lets organizations use a server-based sandbox to run managed code for SharePoint Online sites.

SwiftKey Reacts to Reported Privacy Issues

A keyboard-typing prediction service that Microsoft is in the process of buying has responded to problems reported by users.

IT Pros Will Lack Consumer Feature Controls with Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Update

The Windows 10 Pro edition "anniversary update" (version 1607) won't have overall management controls to disable certain consumer-type services built into the operating system.

Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Service Now Available

Microsoft this week announced that its Azure Active Directory conditional access service for applications has reached "general availability" status.

Microsoft Ditching Clutter with New Office 365 Improvements

Microsoft is adding a few improvements to its Office applications and changing how Outlook prioritizes e-mails for end users.

Cortana Taking Center Stage with Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft has affirmed a few Windows 10 anniversary update details that surfaced in recent media reports this week.

Azure Active Directory B2C Service Goes Live

Microsoft's Business to Consumer (B2C) Azure Active Directory service is now commercially available in North American markets.

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